Intership Appoints Michael P. Elwert As COO

Intership has expanded its Board and Executive Management Team with the appointment of Capt. Michael P. Elwert as COO.

Michael P. Elwert has worked within global shipping his entire working life during which he has accumulated over 30 years of international management experience within the international maritime industry earning him a strong global insight, reputation, and network.

He got his education with the Maersk Group in Copenhagen and has gained his global shipping acumen and exposure working from Denmark, UK, Singapore, Norway, South Africa, USA, and several other countries in Asia. For his new role Elwert has been relocated to Limassol, Cyprus.

Elwert has undertaken multiple senior executive roles within ship owning, ship management as well as across National, as International, Industry Associations.

Elwert officially joined Intership in early January 2024 when Intership announced its separation from the Hartmann Group through a management buyout by its long-term CEO Dieter Rohdenburg.

‘I am excited to welcome Michael to our team and look forward to the fresh perspective he brings. His wealth of experience and leadership will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and growth of the Intership Group,’ says CEO Dieter Rohdenburg, owner of Intership.

In response to his appointment as COO, Michael P. Elwert says, ‘I am very honoured to have joined Intership during this time of business transition into a fully-fledged 3rd party ship manager. I look forward to steering the organization towards continuous growth whilst reinforcing organizational competitiveness by leading and executing our operational excellence strategy. I remain truly humbled being part of this worldclass team of professionals, ship as shore.  

Intership Navigation Co. Ltd was founded in 1988 in Limassol, Cyprus. Now operating as a global independent ship manager and progressively pursuing service and customer excellence, Intership currently manages a diverse fleet of ship types including dry bulk, tankers, gas carriers, general cargo, cement carriers, PCTCs and others.

In addition to its full scope technical and crew management services, Intership also provides new building & conversion supervision, advisory on decarbonisation, marine insurance brokerage, commercial management as other value-added ancillary services tailored to the customer’s needs.

For further information contact corporate communications officer Daphne Lambi, Tel +357-25847178.